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    Supporting a partner after miscarriage

    A miscarriage is one of the most traumatic events that can happen in a woman’s life and supporting a partner after miscarriage is equally as hard. It is also distressing for the father and the physical and emotional pain for the mother is beyond most people comprehension. Losing a child at any time can be

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    Another miscarriage?

    Miscarriage is an emotionally and sometimes physically painful experience which can have a lasting effect on a woman, her partner and her family. Multiple miscarriages are understandably distressing and the loss of an embryo at any stage of a pregnancy can be utterly soul-destroying for those who endure the disappointment and heartache of an unsuccessful

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    Do you have high blood pressure?

    High blood pressure is known as the ‘silent killer’ and it rarely has symptoms. In England 30% of people have high blood pressure and the majority don’t know they have it. Heart attacks and strokes can occur if it is left untreated and it is recommended that adults should have their blood pressure monitored every

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    Testicular cancer symptoms

    Testicular cancer is cancer which affects males commonly between the ages of 15 and 44. It is one of the less common cancers. Many people experience a painless lump or swelling in the testicles, but other symptoms can include: • a dull ache in the scrotum, this is the sac of skin that hangs underneath

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    Very early pregnancy symptoms

    Very early pregnancy symptoms can take shape in a number of ways, one of the early signs that you could be pregnant is when your period is late or you miss your period completely. If your monthly cycle is regular and consistent and you experience this, it could be signs you have a bun in

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    Trying to conceive: Charting your monthly cycle

    Some people may be lucky enough to get pregnant soon as they start trying for a baby, but it could take longer for many couples. To increase your odds it’s best to chart your fertility cycle, this will help you understand when your best chance is of becoming pregnant. During your cycle your body gives

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